| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic.
He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay.
Playing in the third round for the first...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:47 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament.
Stalder won the boys' 18...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:16 PM
LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon.
The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:00 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else.
And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him?
He won last year, after 77 years between male...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:26 AM
LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday.
The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Avon announced via news release on Wednesday that tennis star Maria Sharapova — fresh off her win in this year's French Open — is the celebrity face of the company's new Luck fragrances for men and women, launching in October.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:29 AM
PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final.
For a time, the woman being...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once.
She was two...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:26 AM
PARIS - Novak Djokovic proved too hot to handle for Canadian outsider Milos Raonic as the Serb qualified for the French Open semifinals for the sixth time with a clinical 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-4 victory on Tuesday.
The world No. 2, chasing the only Grand Slam...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:37 AM
LONDON -- Petra Kvitova is one win away from securing a second Wimbledon title in four years, while rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard secured a berth in her first-ever Grand Slam final with a big victory Thursday at The Championships.
In the first-...